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New Steering Committee and new President for the LLLPlatform

The first meeting of the new Steering Committee took place in Brussels on August 31st. The Lifelong Learning Platform is happy to announce that the Steering Committee has appointed Gina Ebner, EAEA, as new President of the Lifelong Learning Platform! The Steering Committee also appointed Giuseppina Tucci, OBESSU, as new General Secretary, and confirmed Luis Costa, EfVET, as Treasurer.
Four new members took part in this Steering Committee meeting. On July 7th, the General Assembly had appointed […]

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PDW18 – 10 potential project leaders are looking for a partnership with you

10 organisations are looking for partners in their European consortium on skills to apply for the upcoming Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic partnership and KA3 Policy reforms calls.
If you are interested in an international cooperation and feel like being a potential partner in an innovative project on skills, you can apply for one of the following project ideas until 30 September 2018 (midnight). On 5 October 2018 you will know whether you were selected to participate in the project development […]

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New! LLLP statement on the second package of measures for the European Education Area

The Lifelong Learning Platform welcomes the European Commission’s Communication “Building a stronger Europe: the role of youth, education and culture policies” and other proposals launched on 22 May as the second package of measures for creating a European Education Area. It is glad to see the commitment to ensure this Area covers learners of all age groups and sectors, including VET and adult learning, and to support Member States in improving the “lifelong-learning based nature” of […]

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Launch of the Erasmus+ Survey 2017

The Lifelong Learning Platform has launched this year’s Erasmus+ Survey! The LLLPlatform makes an annual review of the Erasmus+ programme implementation and shares its results with policy-makers to enhance the application process and the content of the programme. This survey is conducted by the LLLPlatform to evaluate how beneficiaries have experienced the past round of applications of the Erasmus+ programme: we asked targeted European NGOs what they think of the Erasmus+, whether they very satisfied with the new features of the application procedure, […]

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Press release – LLLP Annual Conference in Vienna

VIENNA – The Annual Conference of the Lifelong Learning Platform on “Lifelong Learning Culture: A partnership for rethinking education” took place at the very beginning of the Austrian Presidency of the European Union.
On 5-6 July over a hundred representatives from the education and culture sectors including political representatives, civil society organisations, academics and practitioners gathered in Vienna for the Lifelong Learning Platform’s Annual Conference “Lifelong Learning Culture: A partnership for rethinking education”. The purpose of the conference was to highlight […]

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The LLLPlatform welcomes two new members

The LLLP’s General Assembly was held in Vienna, on July 7th. It was a moment of gathering, where all members could work together to identify key issues and shape the Platform’s direction for the next year.
Amid many important decisions, the GA also voted on the admission of new members to the LLLP’s family. Members unanimously welcomed:

the European Digital learning Network (DLearn) as full member
the Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED) as associate member

We are happy to […]

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European Conference on Innovative Assessment Methods for Validation

Come and Join us at the InnoVal’s final conference!
The Lifelong Learning Platform and its InnoVal project partners are happy to invite you to the European Conference on Innovative Assessment Methods for Validation.
We will take stock of the recent policy developments in line with the 2012 Council Recommendation on Validation of Non-Formal and Informal Learning (VNFIL), and discuss the next steps forward.
The second part will be about InnoVal project outcomes focusing on innovative assessment methods targeting ‘disadvantaged groups’. The consortium partners will showcase numerous […]

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New! Joint contribution on the Future of Erasmus+

This paper outlines the vision of the Erasmus+ Coalition on the future generation of the Erasmus+ programme based on its current implementation and potential areas for improvement. The Erasmus+ Coalition, set up in 2015 by the Lifelong Learning Platform and European Youth Forum, is an informal alliance of civil society organisations with extensive experience in working with Erasmus+ and previous generations of the programme. Both organisations coordinate dialogue between the EU institutions and civil society organisations across […]

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Project Development Workshop 2018 – Submit your project ideas and build your own consortium!

The Project Development Workshop is back! This year, with a catch-it-all topic: “Education rethought: make it happen!”. Do you have a great idea for an innovative European Project on new ways of educating? Whether it is in higher education, school or vocational education and training, adult education, youth or sport: get ready to set up your European project proposal and benefit from EU funding from the Erasmus+ programme.
Mark Thursday 22 and Friday 23 November 2018 in your agenda. The ReSET Task Force […]

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Interview with David Lopez – Towards a new copyright reform

This interview first appeared on copybuzz.com in the frame of the public campaign towards a new copyright reform.

Alongside threats from the upload filter (Article 13), the snippet tax (Article 11), and the limits on text and data mining (Article 3), there’s another part of the proposed Copyright Directive that has serious problems. Article 4 covers “Use of works and other subject-matter in digital and cross-border teaching activities”, and calls for a copyright exception for […]

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